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Vassar continues to be shaken by hate speech

By Dylan Smith – 3 weeks ago

[Trigger warning: hate speech, death threats, homophobia] In the early afternoon of March 2, a student reported what is the most recent in a string of hateful speech on Vassar’s…

Racist hate speech jars community

By Sarah Dolan and Yifan Wang – 3 weeks ago

[Trigger warning: racist and anti-Semitic hate speech.] On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Director of Safety and Security Arlene Sabo sent out an all-campus email informing the Vassar community that violent anti-Black…

LiNK hosts benefit to support North Korean refugees

By Dylan Smith – 3 weeks ago

On Friday, Feb. 24, the Vassar chapter of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK) put together its annual benefit concert at Vassar’s Aula theater. The event, as it has in previous…

News Briefs March 2, 2017

By Steven Huynh – 3 weeks ago

Philadelphia passes controversial soda tax Philadelphia’s soda tax became effective on Jan. 1 of this year, gaining the already historic city recognition as one of only two places in the…

Students orchestrate PP benefit

By Hanna Stasiuk – 4 weeks ago

On the Sunday after the presidential election, Lucy Ellman ’19 had an idea. She raced to her friend Isabel Furman ’19, who, like many Vassar students, was attempting to process…

News Briefs February 23, 2017

By Dylan Smith and Steven Huynh – 4 weeks ago

Trump remains fixated on “fake news” President Donald Trump held a press conference at the White House on Thursday, Feb 16. Prior to opening the floor to questions, Mr. Trump…